OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : ocaml (OVMSA-2017-0049)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99076


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Enable execshield stack protection on ppc/ppc64 (572826) related: rhbz#1343082

- Fix strict-aliasing warnings in build (990540).

- Fix buffer overflow and information leak (CVE-2015-8869) resolves: rhbz#1343082


Update the affected ocaml-runtime package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99076

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0049.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/03/30

Modified: 2017/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:ocaml-runtime, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8869

OSVDB: 137809